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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/3] Provide in-kernel headers to make extending kernel easier
On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 9:41 AM Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
> I agree with this assessment. We shouldn't use config.gz as precedence
> for this solution. config.gz should have been in debugfs to begin with,
> but I don't believe debugfs was around when config.gz was introduced.
> (Don't have time to look into the history of the two).

I don't agree with this: /proc/config.gz is used by a lot of tools
that do sanity-check of running systems. This isn't _debugging_...
it's verifying correct kernel builds. It's a fancy version of checking
/proc/version.

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Kees Cook

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